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Old 06-12-2007, 02:11 PM   #11
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I have to drive about an hour to any of the events that I compete. So, I take a fair amount of gear with me. Believe it or not, it all fits nicely in the back of the SVT with the seats laid down.
One of the things I love about my car is the amount of stuff it can carry when I need it to.
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Old 06-12-2007, 02:20 PM   #12
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For 2-3 day events, car looks like this.

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Old 06-12-2007, 02:22 PM   #13
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Yea, half the stuff on my list isn't needed for autox, but I haven't done one of those in a long time. I tend to do multi-day track events, and camp out at them. WeeAsp can vouch for that.

I use one of these:


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I made the mistake when I started of having one large tote. Then I forgot everything inside adds weight. LOL. Then I went to 2 large totes. That worked far better, but the one with brakes, tools, fluids still weighed alot. And when I went to overhead storage in my garage, that got tricky bringing up a 10ft ladder. So the too smaller totes carry them now, in much easier chunks.

The walls are fairly straight. And the lids snap on tight, so I have no worries about rain.
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1. Throw helmet into trunk.
2. Throw tire pressure gauge somewhere into the car.
3. Throw window chalk and sunscreen somewhere into the car.
4. Leave the tools in the trunk where they always are.

And that's actually about it.
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Yea, half the stuff on my list isn't needed for autox, but I haven't done one of those in a long time. I tend to do multi-day track events, and camp out at them. WeeAsp can vouch for that.
EGZ would have to come to Summit Point on one of the windiest nights of the Spring.

As I understand it, much of his evening was spent trying to keep himself and the tent from either blowing away or collapsing in on him...

We can fit a lot of stuff in our cars...
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I think the most I've fit in my car is 8 wheels w/tires mounted, 3 large totes, jack, helmet and the gf. with that much, i dont think i really could see out the back window. I LOVE how much stuff the hatch will hold.
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EGZ would have to come to Summit Point on one of the windiest nights of the Spring.

As I understand it, much of his evening was spent trying to keep himself and the tent from either blowing away or collapsing in on him...
That was nothing. A couple years ago at Summit Point we had a tropical storm go through. A tornado touched down in front of me on the way up. That night, it was windy like that, but also raining buckets. Everything, and I mean everything, was soaked.
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^^^Those must have been 205's?
There's no way I can fit 4 across (215's) in the back.
It's about 4" too narrow.
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Hmmm.
I might have to try again.
I measured 37" for all four tires, and only 33" across the back.
The right hand side trim panel gets in the way.
Glad you posted that!
I'd rather have them in the back like you show.
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